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and blocked president obama as a president. i feel like a democratic president should be able to put into the cabinet who he wants to put in that position. the simple fact is, he is the president. why should a democratic president allow people like lindsey gramm, john mccain, who ran for president -- the federalist papers speaks directly about the filibuster. hamilton's book about this. when a small minority is able to -- is able to stop the progress of the american people, please put somebody in have of them speak on the filibuster. pull some -- put somebody in and have them speak on the filibuster. host: here are some quotes about the luster -- the filibuster. an independent culpa --call from michigan. caller: there are more important issues. i think this is a slap to our presidency and an insult. host: on twitter -- being park, illinois, chris and the republican line. caller: if you look closely at what republicans are objecting to, it is one or two things. especially because mr. hagel is a republican, he looks alarmed getting attacked on those accounts. if he has an honest disagr
could happen if congress fails to make quick decisions. >> in chicago today, president obama takes another pitch for his middle-class agenda after chiding congress for not confirming chuck hagel as secretary of defense. >> it is unfortunate that this kind of politics intrudes at a time when i'm still presiding over a war in afghanistan. >> republicans blocked a vote on chuck hagel, and democrats could try to get him observe -- confirmed with a majority, or president obama could confirm him while congress is in recess. the same for john brennan. also still in limbo are the billion dollar automatic spending cuts that could affect 3 million jobs. >> nobody should like it, but the sequester is there because the president insisted it would be there. where is his plan to replace the sequester? ask why are we leaving when we should stay here case -- to work this out? >> if they leave as scheduled, they come back with just four days to prevent it from happening. >> that leaves just four days to do what congress has been unable to do in months. >> next, your maryland lottery numbers, a chec
in critical condition. the instructor suspended. >>> president obama will honor some of the victims of the sandy hook elementary shooting. ella ward the presidential award to the teachers and others who died that day. >>> a local man and woman will receive the prestigious award today. maria gomez founded mary's center in the district. terry shima, will also receive the honor. he's a former executive director of the japanese american. >>> after spending days at sea, coming up, live in alabama with what passengers are saying about the conditions that they endured aboard a crippled cruise ship. >>> the unusual group of spectators that cause problems for a golf tournament. >>> hope you're enjoying the weatherment big changes are rolling in. your forecast next with weather your forecast next with weather and tr it's my coffee when i want it. you press a button, you have great dunkin' coffee. i got my coffee for the morning, i got my dunkin' k-cup packs for the rest of the day. only available at dunkin' donuts restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. >>> you don't see this every day.
in compensation, and discounts on future cruises. >>> playing politics. president obama calls out republicans after a vote is delayed on the confirmation of former senator chuck hagel as the next defense secretary. yesterday the senate blocked the vote which now will take place february 26th. instead, question the deadly raid on libya. joining us now to see where we are is a staff writer at roll call. good to see you again. where are we right now? >> as you're saying, we're kind of in a delay. the indication is from senate republicans that in fact, senator hagel, former senator hagel will have the 60 votes needed to overcome a filibuster threat and to limit debate after the presidents day recess, which the senate is gone off on for a week. looks like we're basically in a delay that does not have a particular cause. there are questions that they still want answered on the republican side about a couple of different issues about financial disclosures and about benghazi. there were more questions there. but ultimately at the end of the day it looks like senator hagel will be confirmed and will
avenue may help other women along the way. >> you were chosen by president obama. >> janet jackson is going to the white house to get the 2012 presidential citizens medal from the president himself, a personal honor she is already using to help others. she has a baltimore based nonprofit. >> life with disability is a life, just a different one. >> she took a horrible turn 29 years ago, when, she was hit by a car at 24. >> i was thrown 40 feet in the air and broke my neck. the diagnosis was really bad. >> paralyzed from the neck down. doctors said if she was lucky, she might move her shoulder. after two years in rehab and a lot of soul-searching, she had accepted her faith and went on with her life to approve those doctors long. -- to prove those doctors wrong. she founded a group to mentor other women. >> they are just looking and we see tears because it is like a reality. >> she is an extraordinary woman. >> now, your 11 instaweather plus forecast with tom. >> this time last night, the rain and snow were moving out of the area. we will take a gander at it. there it is. the moistur
environmental issues among our top priorities. as president obama stressed in his state of the union address earlier this week, there is an undeniable trend of warmer climates and a rise in the frequency of natural disasters which cause devastation across this nation. we are headed in the wrong direction, and we need serious action to protect our planet. we can fight global warming while still growing our economy. we can do it by investing in clean renewable resources like wind and solar with equipment produced right here in the united states of america. by dealing seriously with environmental issues, we can boost our economy, decrease our reliance on foreign oil and leave a better world for our children. these should be our top priorities as members of congress, as citizens and as parents and it is time these issues receive the attention that they deserve. i yield the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from utah rise? >> mr. speaker, i rise to address the house for one minute. the speaker pro tempore: the gentle
. it's not fair. >> president obama also flight to chicago to push his plan or the middle class. this is his third this week seeking support outside the capital. no signs of a bargain here with two weeks left. the proposed a package to delay many of the cuts to defense. because it includes a tax increase, republicans rejected it. wbal-tv 11 news. >> a woman and her two young sons in the hospital after a fire ripped through their home. >> what police are waiting for before determining the cause. >> a day of job hunting for 1000 soon-to-be college grads. who's hiring and for how much? >> it's hard to believe it's been 10 years ago this weekend that the big snowstorm on president's day caves in the roof of the roundhouse here at the be in a railroad museum. -- b & o railroad [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> you are watching wbal-tv 11 news this stan stovall, donna hamilton, and sky team 11 covering breaking news where you live. wbal-tv 11 news at 5 continues now. >> welcome back. looking up
's looking old. you know what he looks like in this picture? the 102-year-old grandma that obama pointed out at the state-of-the-union speech. he looks just like the grandma. >> mariah carey posted photos last night on twitter, getting ready to go out for valentine's day. they are the most ridiculous photos of her in her bathtub, in her house, big old bubble bath. she brought the dog in the tub with her. >> where's nick cannon? >> he doesn't get in on that. that's the part that bothers me. >> he's underneath her with a scuba tank. >> i love her. >> i kinda like her, too, for this. >> she's like gwyneth paltrow but not as vixy about it. >> gwyneth paltrow wants it to be serious. >> her group was all about valentine's day for one and she recommended you buy this book called cooking for one, all recipes for one person. so ridiculous. >> what did you make? >> that was mean. >> wow. >> i was kidding! >> oh, my god. >> you guys do that to me. >> you don't know anything about me. >> i was just kidding. ok. >> coming up, leann rimes is suing her dentist because he messed up her teeth. >> did you see
arson charges. >> honored with a trip to the white house. president obama recognized two people from our area for their community service. today maria gomez, and terry shima received the 2012 presidential citizens medal. a total of 18 americans got the award. today the president told recipients, this is one of his favorite events. >> because it's a moment when, as a people we get to recognize some extraordinary men and women who have gone above and beyond very rarely for the profit. >> the six women killed during the sandy hook elementary school shooting were also honored today. family members accepted their medals. >>>. the best-selling rapper arrested, and the controversy over what police did next. the so-called blade runner sobbing. what authorities revealed. >>> plus -- >> if you don't do your research, you will be fleeced. >> the new way airlines are charges their fees, how to avoid wasting your hard-earned money. >> can video games lead to violence? what the research shows about an >>> "news4 at 4" is back in seconds. >>> this afternoon prosecutors say a woman jailed on a home burg
violence is also on the agenda for president obama. he travels to chicago for a youth anti-violence program. and as tara mergener reports for wjz, the president's day started with a ceremony at the white house, attended by some of the sandy hook families. >> reporter: president obama wiped away a tear as he honored the six adults killed in the sandy hook elementary school shooting. >> they gave their lives to protect the precious children in their care. they gave all they had for the most innocent and helpless among us. >> reporter: family members accepted the awards on behalf of the women who are among 18 to receive the nation's second highest civilian honor, the presidential citizens medal. bill's wife mary was the school psychologist. >> it's a high honor. all i could hope is that if i were in the same situation, that i would have the same courage that she had and dawn had and natalie had to run out the door and confront what was going on that day. >> reporter: after the ceremony, the president left the white house for chicago, to rall
, natalie. president obama is standing by his embattled defense secretary nominee, chuck hagel as his former senate republican nominee put up that roadblock that is an attempt not just to kill the nomination but also delay it. >> the ayes are 58. the nays are 40. >> chuck hagel came up short of a 60 vote filibuster roadblock that senate republicans demanded, delaying what could still be his confirmation vote by at least two weeks. president obama was emphatic in his defense of his embattled nominee. >> chuck hagel, who richly deserves to get a vote on the floor of the senate, will be confirmed as our defense secretary. it's just unfortunate that this kind of politics intrudes at a time when i'm still preside iin over a war in afghanistan. >> reporter: some republicans want more time because they say hagel hasn't provided enough information on speeches he gave in the last five years. others say they want more information from president obama about benghazi, something the white house provided in this letter thursday. but ultimately hagel's issues with his former gop colleagues are personal. >>
the administration has not been forthcoming. president obama says republicans are playing politics with national security. >> i need a secretary of defense who is coordinating with our allies to make sure our troops are getting the kind of mission they deserve. >> meantime secretary panetta will stay put until the job is filled. another confirmation vote is set for february 26. >> is the confirmation expected to happen? >> it is. the gop has a lot of concern about his record and his management style. they say they are not trying to derail the process. with 55 votes in the senate, he is expected to be confirmed. >> tara mergener, thank you. >> the clock is ticking for candidates looking to replace john leopold. the deadline to file is today. jennifer franciotti has more. >> good morning. several candidates are considering the position. at a forum on thursday night, kendel ehrlich says she wants to replace john leopold as anne arundel county executive. leopold resigned this month. he was found guilty of misconduct for the way he used his police detail and treated his employees. leopold still faces
's related to an asteroid headed towards earth. >> it's a possibility it's con connected. >> president obama's scientific adviser has been briefing the white house. scientists at nasa and the pentagon will be paying close attention. >> we will get much better data as it comes by. >> researchers are hoping this asteroid can help them learn how to avoid collisions with larger ones. as strom mores have identified 1,400 potentially dangerous asteroids. 2012 da-14 will pass within 17,200 miles to earth. that's closer than a satellite that's beaming this television signal right now. >> the european space agency posted on twitter that its experts do not believe it's in any way connected asteroid 2012 da-14. >>> a message from ray rice this morning after an impersonator sets up a fake facebook profile to try an attract women and girls. a publicist for the ravens running back says the -- says they were sending private messages with inappropriate content asking for face to face meetings. rice says he hopes this incident will persuade parents the talk to their children about online safety. >>> maryland
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for your thoughts on this one. president obama gave his two cents on the fate of the penny saying he's open-open to the idea of getting rid of the copper coin. the president says it costs more for the government to make a penny than it's actually worth. the mint says it costs nearly it.5 cents to produce and distribute a single penny. tell us what you think on that one. >>> meantime, let's take a very quick look at what's happening with the markets. the dow is down by 0.3%. walmart is down by 2.8% on the reports of that internal e-mail about february sales being a total disaster. the spokesman says sometimes these internal e-mails can be inaccurate. thanks for watching "street signs." have a great weekend. "closing bell" is next. >> hi, everybody. happy friday to you. welcome to the "closing bell." i'm maria bartiromo at the new york stock exchange. the major averages in danger of posting losses this week though. >> if we stay right here, we'll see that. i'm bill griffith. the dow does not be able to look like it will avoid a second consecutive losing week. the blue chip average down sharpl
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when obama came in. 47 million now. that's more than the population of spain, 47 million. we all want to help people that are needy. but it's probably not a good idea to create and add to the people that are needy and then feel virtuous about helping them. if policies were able to take -- the 16 million back off food stamps that are on now by giving them jobs, by instituting policies that give them jobs to where they're -- i mean it's so good to feel good on the front end about being virtuous about helping people that are needy but what if you're adding to all the people that are actually in need, steve? >> one statistic that summarizes it, sequester. everybody's talking about the sequester. if "the wall street journal" pointed out, the amount of money we're talking about for one year on the sequester's cuts is one-third of one percent of the 3.6 trillion that we would have if we had a budget. but that's the number. we can't -- one-third of one percent of our budget? oh, my god! if anybody thinks we're going to give those young people a chance that says it all. >> it would be nice if
, guaranteed. ♪ sleep train ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> the obama administration saying the greatest threat to businesses could be cyber attacks. eamon javers has the latest from washington, d.c. >> good morning, melissa. i'm here outside the center for strategic studies in downtown washington where some of the top security experts are briefing industry trade and think tank folks here on what the rollout is going to be on the president's executive order that he announced on cybersecurity at the state of the union earlier in the week. the white house's top cyber guru talked about the scope and scale of these attacks. >> the threat is becoming more sophisticated and it's becoming more dangerous. we're moving up the threat spectrum from simply the internet equivalent of graffiti up to what you see what happened to saudi aramco with actual destructive impact. >> and what he's talking about there in that attack, officials said it was a month's long attack on the saudi arabian oil company designed to cut off oil production and sale, that hackers might have ability to do that.
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